Celebrate World Tourism Day with AccessAble

27th September is World Tourism Day. AccessAble Champion Emma Purcell, who is blind and uses a wheelchair, takes us on a trip to her local nature reserve using the AccessAble App to navigate accessibile facilities. — Read on www.accessable.co.uk/articles/celebrate-world-tourism-day-with-accessable Like Rock For Disability on Facebook, follow me on Twitter @P94Emma, follow me on Pinterest or use… Continue reading Celebrate World Tourism Day with AccessAble

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Establishing programmes in Hampshire with AccessAble

This month, my role as AccessAble Champion for Hampshire went up a gear.  I was given the opportunity to arrange and attend meetings with local councillors to discuss the benefits of Access Guides in our local areas. I began by sending emails to local councillors in Portsmouth, Southampton and Hampshire county council. Southampton and Hampshire got back to me reasonably… Continue reading Establishing programmes in Hampshire with AccessAble

How AccessAble is helping wheelchair users with sight loss find their freedom | AccessAble

For many disabled people, we have multiple impairments that need various accessibility requirements. In my case, I’m a full-time wheelchair user and registered blind. Therefore, not only do I need wheelchair access to places but also audio description and audio format information. Due to my complex needs, I cannot use a white cane or guide… Continue reading How AccessAble is helping wheelchair users with sight loss find their freedom | AccessAble